Monitor and conduct minor maintenance on complex flow control and metering devices

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver NWP305B, 'Monitor and conduct minor maintenance on complex flow control and metering devices'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Plan and prepare for work.

1.1 Interpret work requirements for monitoring complex flow control and metering devices from plans, drawing specifications and instructions.

1.2 Select and check equipment and tools to meet the safety requirements of the task and site.

1.3 Correctly select, fit and use required safety equipment, including personal protective equipment.

2Monitor device and equipment performance.

2.1 Identify devices and equipment and interpret specifications for operation.

2.2 Check information on devices and equipment performance and report according to organisational and statutory requirements.

3Conduct minor maintenance on devices and equipment.

3.1 Undertake routine maintenance tasks for complex devices according manufacturer's specifications and organisational requirements.

3.2 Secure devices and equipment according to organisational requirements.

3.3 Identify and report problems and anomalies immediately to appropriate personnel for correction.

4Monitor system performance.

4.1 Schedule and monitor routine inspections of system and networks according to organisational procedures.

4.2 Collect, analyse and report data on system performance and usage according to organisational requirements.

4.3 Take samples according to organisational requirements.

5Compile process records and reports.

5.1 Report information relating to system demand adjustment requirements according to organisational requirements.

5.2 Identify process faults and the operational condition of the system and network and report according to organisational requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP305B appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP30107 - Certificate III in Water Operations
  • AHC32412 - Certificate III in Irrigation